ic! berlin revolutionized eyewear with their very first frame – a screwless sheetmetalframe. How does screwless eyewear work? With an ingenious interlocking hinge with a removable clip that holds everything in place. Every ic! berlin frame features this remarkable hinge system, meaning every frame can be broken down into its individual parts and reassembled quickly, easily, and without any extra tools. No screws, no glues, no welds, no witchcraft; just award-winning designs for every day, and extraordinary showpieces for once in a lifetime.
Unbelievably light, incomprehensibly flexible and built to last a lifetime, ic! berlin eyewear is handmade in Berlin for men, women and everyone in between. Founded in 1996 in a small 2-room apartment in Berlin-Mitte, today ic! berlin is spread out across 3 locations and more than 5,000 square metres in Berlin. ic! berlin eyewear can be found in the best opticians and fashion boutiques all over the globe, from Brussels to Bangkok, Moscow to Melbourne, Santiago to Shanghai, Casablanca to Cape Town, Kyoto to Kansas City... you get the idea... and of course in the Berlin Flagship Store at Max-Beer-Straße 17, the address where it all began over 20 years ago.
ic! berlin employs nearly 200 people on every continent on Earth (not counting the penguins) and has subsidiaries in New York, Tokyo and Istanbul. Regardless of age, gender, race or football team ic! berlin is open to all. ic! berlin frames can be seen on the noses of Hollywood royalty, pop royalty, blue-blooded royalty, movers, shakers, even candlestick makers.